James Dewey Watson

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United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)

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James Dewey Watson, US geneticist, referring to Frances Crick, with whom he discovered the structure of DNA
In 1953 Francis Crick and James Dewey Watson discovered the double-helix structure of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.
Then in 1953 Francis Crick and James Dewey Watson, using data and X-ray photographs from earlier studies, suggested that DNA was arranged as a double helix and that it underwent replication without changing its structure except for occasional mutations.
1916) and the American biochemist James Dewey Watson (b.